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Stress probe results not matching PRNSOL

Stress probe results not matching PRNSOL

Stress probe results not matching PRNSOL

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Please see attached example.
Please compare results seen in the “stress probe” to results show in the post output file generated by the “command object”

Why are the results different from each other?
If i probe a node's location away from a shared edge then the PRNSOL command gives the same result.
How to I get a command object to return the same result as a stress probe at a shared edge.

The differences are UN-acceptably large

This is a simplified example of something that is occurring in a much larger analysis.
It is a big deal for me… because for larger more cumbersome analyses I prefer text output files over Mechanical's graphics (they are easier to post process).
When I noticed something that didn’t look correct, I found this issue.

RE: Stress probe results not matching PRNSOL

Hi Chris,

My Ansys is an older rev so I can't open your file.

I'm guessing the problem is related to /GRAPHICS. PADT had a good writeup here: link.


Kind regards,
Jason

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